Celebrate MLK Day this year with a special story time
Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with Adaptive Services and People Animals Love here at the Tenley Library. Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will be hosting a special story time in American Sign Language for ages 3 to 5 featuring books showcasing the life and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A sign language interpreter will interpret Ms. Rosen’s reading. Afterward, children are welcome to meet and read with therapy dogs from People Animals Love (PAL).
Tenley-Friendship Library is pleased to announce our Pajama Movie Night lineup for the winter.
All movies start at 6 p.m. And as always, food, pillows, blankets, and PJs are welcome.
Jan. 8: Join Sulley and his one-eyed partner and best friend, Mike, as they try to return little girl back home after she wanders into Monstropolis. View trailer.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
On Dec. 15 in the Large Meeting Room at 7 p.m., Dr. Amanda McMurphy will present an overview of the clinical signs and diagnostic tests used to identify osteoarthritis in older dogs.
Joined by rehabilitation specialist Janay Austin-Carlson, the discusssion will also include ways to improve joint function and help relieve pain.
Free and open to the human public - no pets please!
International Games Day and a preview of future events
Recently, Tenley Library participated in International Games Day. This is an annual event that celebrates gaming in libraries both here in the United States and across the world. Tenley was one of several libraries that day which celebrated the event, and this was the first year that the library participated.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Kids come join us Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. as we make snowmen out of marsmallows and other delicious treats while we listen to and sing holiday songs.
In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun.
Holiday shopping giving you the blues? Then celebrate some of these amusing holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:
Dec. 1 – Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
Dec. 1 – World AIDS Day